Category Archives: Birdfeeding

A Bird in the Hand…

On Friday we finally–FINALLY–had temperatures above freezing, so I decided to take advantage of the heat wave and go try my hand at hand-feeding the birds at Kensington Metropark. This park is well-known around here for its brave feeder birds, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Birds

As you know, I keep a list of every bird species I’ve seen in my life, my Lifelist (duh). I’ve not made a great effort to compete with other birders for annual records, but I don’t rule out a little … Continue reading

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June-uary is over, and February is for the birds

Our mild winter has made life easier than usual for backyard birds, and that’s a good thing. But since it’s not as hard for them to find food when there’s no snow cover, that means our feeders aren’t as busy … Continue reading

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Me? Declaring War on Animals?! You Betcha.

Yeah, yeah, nature is my therapy and all that, but chipmunks are a pain in the backside. I don’t kill spiders in my house, I take them outside. I stop traffic so a sick raccoon won’t get run over. I … Continue reading

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